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  • Description
    Completely updated and in brilliant full color, Merritt's Neurology, 13th Edition, remains your reference of choice for outstanding guidance on neurologic protocols, treatment guidelines, clinical pathways, therapeutic recommendations, and imaging. Greatly reorganized for ease of use, the 13th Edition features more than 30 new chapters that keep will you up to date with every aspect of your field. Now for the first time, you’ll find dozens of video clips online that demonstrate the clinical signs and symptoms of neurologic disorders.
    Features:
    • Visualize neurologic topics more easily than ever with an all-new, full-color format throughout.
    • Benefit from the fresh perspective of new editors Dr. Elan Louis and Dr. Stephan Mayer, in addition to 180 expert contributors who offer guidance in their areas of expertise.
    • Stay current with today’s hottest topics, thanks to new chapters on the global burden of neurological disease; magnetic resonance imaging and other imaging modalities; sleep studies; mild cognitive impairment; concussion; restless legs syndrome; seizures in children; HIV, fetal alcohol syndrome, and drug effects; and many more.
    • Find the information you need more quickly thanks to a reorganized format. In 153 succinct chapters, you’ll find the essentials you need on signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, and neurologic disorders of all etiologies.
    • Watch approximately 40 video clips online to gain a clear understanding of the clinical signs and symptoms of neurologic disorders.
    • Get the up-to-date information you need from the practical, readable resource that’s trusted and used by neurologists, primary care physicians, and residents.
    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
  • Specs
    Edition
    13
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781451193367
    Product Format
    HC-Printed Cover
    Trim Size
    8.375 x 10.875
    Pages
    1200
    Illustration
    459
    Table
    100
    Edition
    13
    Publication Date
    September 25, 2015
    Weight
    7.25
  • Elan D. Louis MD, MS
    Chief, Division of Movement Disorders
    Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology
    Departments of Neurology and Chronic Disease Epidemiology
    Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health
    Yale University
    New Haven, Connecticut
    Stephan A. Mayer MD
    Director, Institute for Critical Care Medicine
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York
    Lewis P. Rowland MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Chairman of Neurology, Emeritus
    Director of the Neurology Service, Emeritus
    The Neurological Institute of New York
    Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, New York
  • Features
    • Visualize neurologic topics more easily than ever with an all-new, full-color format throughout.
    • Benefit from the fresh perspective of new editors Dr. Elan Louis and Dr. Stephan Mayer, in addition to 180 expert contributors who offer guidance in their areas of expertise.
    • Stay current with today’s hottest topics, thanks to new chapters on the global burden of neurological disease; magnetic resonance imaging and other imaging modalities; sleep studies; mild cognitive impairment; concussion; restless legs syndrome; seizures in children; HIV, fetal alcohol syndrome, and drug effects; and many more.
    • Find the information you need more quickly thanks to a reorganized format. In 153 succinct chapters, you’ll find the essentials you need on signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, and neurologic disorders of all etiologies.
    • Watch approximately 40 video clips online to gain a clear understanding of the clinical signs and symptoms of neurologic disorders.
    • Get the up-to-date information you need from the practical, readable resource that’s trusted and used by neurologists, primary care physicians, and residents.
    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation
    • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
  • Table of contents
    CONTENTS

    1 Global Burden of Neurological Disease
    Jennifer Sevush-Garcyand Mitchell S.V. Elkind

    SECTION I. APPROACH TO THE NEUROLOGICAL PATIENT
    Section Editor: Lewis P. Rowland
    2 Signs and Symptoms in Neurological Diagnosis: Approach to the Patient
    Lewis P. Rowland and Timothy A .Pedley
    3 The Neurological Examination
    James M. Noble

    Section II. Common Problems in Neurology
    Section Editor: J. Kirk Roberts
    4 Dizziness, Vertigo, and Hearing Loss
    J. Kirk Roberts
    5 Syncope and Spells
    Tina Shih
    6 Seizures and Status Epilepticus
    David Roh and Jan Claassen
    7 Headache and Facial Pain
    Julio R. Vieira and Denise E. Chou
    8 Pain, Numbness, and Paresthesias
    Comana M. Cioroiu
    9 Visual Disturbances
    Jeffrey Odel and Julia Mallory
    10 Delirium
    Adam B. King and Christopher G. Hughes
    11 Dementia and Memory Loss
    Lawrence S. Honig
    12 Involuntary Movements
    Elan D. Louis
    13 Muscle Weakness, Cramps, and Stiffness
    Comana M. Cioroiu and Lewis P. Rowland
    14 Gait Disorders
    Ashwini K. Rao
    15 Acute Stroke
    Barry M. Czeisler and Stephan A. Mayer
    16 Acute Spinal Cord Syndromes
    Natalie R. Weathered and Noam Y. Harel
    17 Focal Mass Lesions
    Michelle Bell, Alexander G. Khandji, and Fabio M. Iwamoto
    18 Stupor and Coma
    Jan Claassen, Stephan A. Mayer, and John C.M. Brust
    19 Brain Death
    Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

    Section III. Diagnostic Tests
    Section Editor: Jamie Noble
    20 Computed Tomography
    Daniel S. Chow and Angela Lignelli
    21 Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Vesselin Zdravkov Miloushev and Angela Lignelli
    22 PET and SPECT
    William Charles Kriesl
    23 Neurovascular Ultrasound
    Tatjana Rundek
    24 Angiography and Endovascular Neuroradiology
    Charles A. Bruno, Jr. and Daniel H. Sahlein
    25 Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials
    Nicolas Gaspard and Emily J. Gilmore
    26 Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, and Magnetic Stimulation
    Louis H. Weimer, Clifton L. Gooch, Thomas H. Brannagan, and Seth Pullman
    27 Autonomic Testing
    Louis H. Weimer
    28 Vision, Hearing, and Balance Testing
    J. Kirk Roberts
    29 Sleep Studies
    Andrew J. Westwood and Carl W. Bazil
    30 Neuropsychological Evaluation
    Yaakov Stern
    31 Lumbar Puncture
    Nancy J. Edwards, Tareq S. Almaghrabi, and Kiwon Lee
    32 Brain, Nerve, and Muscle Biopsy
    John F. Crary, Thomas H. Brannagan III, and Kurenai Tanji
    33 ICP and Neurocritical Care Monitoring
    Charles L. Francoeur and Stephan A. Mayer
    34 Genetic Testing and DNA Diagnosis
    Jill S. Goldman and Jacinda B. Sampson

    Section IV. Cerebrovascular Diseases
    Section Editor: Stephan A. Mayer
    35 Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Stephan A. Mayer and Charles Esenwa
    36 Transient Ischemic Attack
    Randolph S. Marshall
    37 Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
    Alexandra S. Reynolds and Sachin Agarwal
    38 Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Stephan A. Mayer, Fred Rincon, and J.P. Mohr
    39 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    Stephan A. Mayer, Gary L. Bernardini, and Robert A. Solomon
    40 Cerebral Venous and Sinus Thrombosis
    Natalie Organek and Jennifer A. Frontera
    41 Vascular Malformations
    J.P. Mohr and John Pile-Spellman
    42 Central Nervous System Vascultis
    Fawaz Al-Mufti and Stephan A. Mayer
    43 Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome and Other Cerebrovascular Syndromes
    Sara K. Rostanski, Fawaz Al-Mufti, Claire S. Riley, and Joshua Z. Willey
    44 Primary and Secondary Stroke Prevention
    Charles C. Esenwa and Mitchell S.V. Elkind

    Section V. Neurotrauma
    Section Editor: Neeraj Badjatia
    45 Concussion
    James M. Noble and John F. Crary
    46 Traumatic Brain Injury
    Neeraj Badjatia, Gunjan Y. Parikh, and Stephan A. Mayer
    47 Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
    Christopher E. Mandigo, Michael G. Kaiser, and Peter D. Angevine
    48 Traumatic Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Injuries
    Jennifer F. Russo, Charles Mikell, and Christopher J. Winfree

    Section VI. Dementia
    Section Editor: Karen S. Marder
    49 Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Lawrence S. Honig
    50 Alzheimer Disease
    Lawrence S. Honig, Scott A. Small, and Richard Mayeux
    51 Frontotemporal Dementia
    Edward D. Hueyand Stephanie Cosentino
    52 Lewy Body Dementias
    Sarah C. Janicki and Karen S. Marder
    53 Vascular Dementias
    Nikolaos Scarmeas

    Section VII. Headache and Pain Syndromes
    Section Editor: Denise Chou
    54 Primary and Secondary Headache Syndromes
    Peter J. Goadsby and Denise E. Chou
    55 Cranial Neuralgias and Facial Pain Disorders
    Marianna Shnayderman Yugrakh and Denise E. Chou
    56 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Michael Weinberger andThomas H. Brannagan III
    57 Neuropathic Pain
    Thomas H. Brannagan III

    Section VIII. Epilepsy and Paroxysmal Disorders
    Section Editor: Carl Bazil
    58 Epilepsy
    Carl W. Bazil, Shraddha Srinivasan, and Timothy A. Pedley
    59 Ménière Syndrome, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, and Vestibular Neuronitis
    Ian S. Storper
    60 Transient Global Amnesia
    John C. M. Brust

    Section IX. CNS Infections
    Section Editor: Karen Roos
    61 Acute Bacterial Meningitis and Infective Endocarditis
    Burk Jubelt and Barnett R. Nathan
    62 Brain Abscess and Parameningeal Infections
    Gary L. Bernardini
    63 Other Bacterial Central Nervous System Infections and Toxins
    Barnett R. Nathan and Burk Jubelt
    64 Chronic Meningitis
    Joseph R. Zunt and Kelly Baldwin
    65 Parasitic Infections
    Gustavo C. Román
    66 Viral Infections
    Shibani Sharon Mukerji and Jennifer L. Lyons
    67 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    Kiran Thakur, Ned Sacktor, Carolyn Barley Britton, and Barbara S. Koppel
    68 Prion Diseases
    Lawrence S. Honig

    Section X. Demyelinating and Inflammatory Diseases
    Section Editor: Claire S. Riley
    69 Multiple Sclerosis and Allied Demyelinating Diseases
    Claire S. Riley
    70 Pontine and Extrapontine Myeliniolysis
    Gary L. Bernardini and Elliott L. Mancall
    71 Autoimmune Meningitis and Encephalitis
    Lawrence S. Honig
    72 Neurosarcoidosis
    John C. M. Brust

    Section XI. Movement Disorders
    Section Editor: Elan Louis
    73 Essential Tremor
    Elan D. Louis
    74 Tics and Tourette Syndrome
    Stanley Fahn and Daphne Robakis
    75 Restless Legs Syndrome
    William G. Ondo
    76 Dystonia
    Stanley Fahn
    77 Hemifacial Spasm
    Paul Greene
    78 Myoclonus
    Pichet Termsarasab and Steven Frucht
    79 Hereditary and Acquired Ataxias
    Rachel Saunders-Pullman, Susan B. Bressman, and Roger N. Rosenberg
    80 Tardive Dyskinesia and Other Neuroleptic-Induced Syndromes
    Un Jung Kang, Robert E. Burke, and Stanley Fahn
    81 Choreas
    Joseph Jankovic and Stanley Fahn
    82 Huntington Disease
    Karen S. Marder
    83 Parkinson Disease
    Stanley Fahn and Un Jung Kang
    84 Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
    Paul Greene

    Section XII. Neuromuscular Diseases
    Section Editor: Lewis P. Rowland
    85 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Motor Neuron Diseases
    Rebecca Traub and Hirishi Mitsumoto
    86 Bells Palsy and Cranial Neuropathies
    Comana M. Cioriou and Thomas H. Brannagan III
    87 Acquired Peripheral Neuropathies
    Thomas H. Brannagan III and Kurenai Tanji
    88 Inherited Peripheral Neuropathies
    Chiara Pisciotta and Michael E. Shy
    89 Myasthenia Gravis and Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction
    Christina M. Ulane and Lewis P. Rowland
    90 Inflammatory Myopathies
    Rebecca Traub, Christina M. Ulane, and Kurenai Tanji
    91 Critical Illness Myopathy and Neuropathy
    Michio Hirano and Louis H. Weimer
    92 Endocrine and Toxic Myopathies
    Christina M. Ulane
    93 Periodic Paralysis and Other Channelopathies
    Comana M. Cioroiu and Lewis P. Rowland
    94 Stiff-Person Syndrome and Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Hyperexcitability
    Jonathan Perk, Christina M. Ulane, and Lewis P. Rowland
    95 Metabolic and Mitochondrial Myopathies in Adults
    Michio Hirano, Salvatore DiMauro, and Lewis P. Rowland

    Section XIII. Neuro-Oncology
    Section Editor: Andrew Lassman
    96 Gliomas
    Mikael L. Rinne and Patrick Y. Wen
    97 Metastatic Tumors
    Enid Choi, Graeme Woodworth, and Minesh P. Mehta
    98 Tumors of the Meninges
    Thomas J. Kaley
    99 Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    Tracy T. Batchelor
    100 Tumors of the Pituitary Gland
    John Ausiello, Pamela U. Freda, and Jeffrey N. Bruce
    101 Pineal Region Tumors
    Jeffrey N. Bruce
    102 Acoustic Neuroma and Other Skull Base Tumors
    Randy S. D'Amico and Michael B. Sisti
    103 Spinal Tumors
    David Cachia, Claudio E. Tatsui, and Mark R. Gilbert
    104 Paraneoplastic Syndromes
    Lauren R. Schaff and Lewis P. Rowland
    105 Complications of Cancer Therapy
    Jasmin Jo and David Schiff

    Section XIV. Hydrocephalus and Cerebral Edema
    Section Editor: Fred Rincon
    106 Hydrocephalus
    Michelle L. Ghobrial, Leon D. Prockop, and Fred Rincon
    107 Brain Edema and Disorders of Intracranial Pressure
    Stephan A. Mayer
    108 Intracranial Hypotension
    Emitseilu K. Iluonakhamhe, Tiffany R. Chang, and Kiwon Lee

    Section XV. Spinal Cord Disorders
    Section Editor: Paul C. McCormick
    109 Intervertebral Disk Disease and Radiculopathy
    Peter D. Angevine, Hani R. Malone, and Paul C. McCormick
    110 Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    Lewis P. Rowland and Paul C. McCormick
    111 Acquired and Hereditary Myelopathies
    Natalie R. Weathered and Noam Y. Harel

    Section XVI. Autonomic and Sleep Disturbances
    Section Editor: Louis Weimer
    112 Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension, Autonomic Failure, and Acquired and Familial Autonomic Neuropathy
    Louis H. Weimer
    113 Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity After Acute Brain Injury
    HuimahnAlex Choi, Sophie Samuel, and Teresa A. Allison
    114 Sleep Disorders
    Carl W. Bazil and Andrew Westwood

    Section XVII. Systemic Organ Function and the Brain
    Section Editor: Kiwon Lee
    115 Heart-Brain Interactions
    Shouri Lahiri and Stephan A. Mayer
    116 Respiratory Support for Neurologic Diseases
    David B. Seder and Stephan A. Mayer
    117 Endocrine Diseases and the Brain
    Gary M. Abrams and Hyman M. Schipper
    118 Hematologic Diseases and the Brain
    Andreas H. Kramer
    119 Hepatic Disease and the Brain
    Charles L. Francoeur and Stephan A. Mayer
    120 Renal Disease and the Brain
    J. Kirk Roberts and Stephan A. Mayer
    121 Gastric and Genitourinary Function and the Brain
    Alden Doerner Rinaldi and Charles C. Esenwa
    122 Bone Diseases and the Central Nervous System
    Roger N. Rosenberg and Alison M. Pack
    123 Malnutrition, Malabsorption, B12 and Other Vitamin Deficiencies
    Rebecca Traub and Laura Lennihan
    124 Neurologic Disease During Pregnancy
    Alison M. Pack
    125 Neurologic Complications of Organ Transplantation
    Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

    Section XVIII. Neuroloic Toxidromes
    Section Editor: John C. M. Brust
    126 Alcoholism
    John C. M. Brust
    127 Drug Intoxication and Withdrawal
    John C. M. Brust
    128 Neurotoxicology
    Christopher Zammit and Edward J. Otten
    129 Radiation Injury
    Christopher Zammit and Edward J. Otten
    130 Electrical and Lightning Injury
    Christopher Zammit and Edward J. Otten
    131 Decompression Illness
    Christopher Zammit and Edward J. Otten

    Section XIX. Pediatric Neurology
    Section Editor: James Riviello
    132 Neonatal Neurology
    Arthur M. Mandel
    133 Nervous System Formation and Malformation
    Gary D. Clark
    134 Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    Marc C. Patterson
    135 Chromosomal Diseases and Disorders of DNA
    Marc C. Patterson
    136 Floppy Infant Syndrome
    Darryl C. De Vivo and Jahannaz Dastgir
    137 Disorders of Motor and Mental Development
    Toni S. Pearson and Reet K. Sidhu
    138 Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Reet K. Sidhu
    139 Mitrochondrial Encephalomyopathies
    Salvatore DiMauro and Michio Hirano
    140 Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Marc C. Patterson
    141 Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood
    Petra Kaufmann and Darryl C. De Vivo
    142 Progressive Muscular Dystrophies
    Mathula Thangarajh, Petra Kaufmann, Louis H. Weimer, Michio Hirano, and Lewis P. Rowland
    143 Seziures in Children
    James Riviello and Douglas Nordli
    144 Stroke in Children
    Sally M. Sultan
    145 Congenital and Childhood Central Nervous System Tumors
    James H. Garvin, Jr.
    146 Pediatric Brain Injury and Shaken Baby Syndrome
    Joshua Cappell and Steven G. Kernie
    147 HIV, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and Drug Effects
    Claudia A. Chiriboga

    Section XX. Psychiatry and Neurology
    Section Editor: David Strauss
    148 Psychosis
    Jacob S. Ballon and Thomas Scott Stroup
    149 Mood Disorders
    Lincinia Gananca, Alejandro S. Cazzulino, and Maria A. Oquendo
    150 Anxiety Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Franklin R. Schneier
    151 Somatic Symptom Disorders
    Anna Lopatin Dickerman and Philip R. Muskin

    Section XXI. Recovery and End-Of-Life Care
    Section Editor: Laura Lennihan
    152 Neurologic Rehabilitation
    Heidi Schambra and Laura Lennihan
    153 Ethical and End-of-Life Issues in Neurology
    Fred Rincon Lewis P. Rowland, and Stephan A. Mayer
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